"Please, I may be the pastor of our church, but I would much rather you call me Lawrence. Reserve the 'pastor' for Sunday service."
One of the pastors in the yet-to-be-named Methodist church Alton attends in Edge of Thorns
. Arguably the oldest of the main characters, and definitely one of the nicer ones. He's pretty liberal, as far as churchmen go, and ironically one of the most tolerant people in Virtue.